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August 26, 2017

GURGAON: Meeting with BCFI Members to discuss Development of Discussion Paper for White Label Business Correspondent (WLBC) Guidelines & Model Agreement was held at Eko India Financial Services

August 22, 2017

NEW DELHI: Workshop on GST through Webcast on behalf of BCFI was conducted by Ernst & Young

June 15, 2017

BENGALURU: Dr Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI attended Digital Wallet India Summit 2017.

March 18, 2017

ASSAM: Dr. Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI meeting with Assam BC Association

March 10, 2017

NEW DELHI: Meeting of Core Group was held at SIDBI office. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Anand Shrivastav, Chairman, BCFI and attended by  Col Sunil Kumar, BCFI,  Ms. Mamta Kohli, DFID and  Mr. Umesh Chandra Gaur, SIDBI. The meeting was held to discuss development and implementation of programs by BCFI, discussion paper on White Label Bussiness Correspondents, PR & Promotion Campaign for promoting responsible finance for customer awareness and policy advocacy.

February 23, 2017

NEW DELHI: Webinar on developing the Code of Conduct was organized by BCFI. Representatives from seven Corporate Business Correspondents, two members from Accion and five members from BCFI participated.

February 15, 2017

NEW DELHI: Webinar on developing the Code of Conduct was organized by BCFI. Representatives from ten Corporate Business Correspondents, four members from Accion, four members from MicroSave and four members from BCFI participated.

February 1, 2017

NEW DELHI: Code of Conduct (COC) kick-off meeting organized by Accion held with representatives of BCFI, World Bank/IFC and Microsave.

November 22, 2016

MUMBAI: Meeting at RBI with Dr Urjit Patel, Governor, Mr S S Mundra, Deputy Governor and Mr N S Vishwanathan, Deputy Governor along with Dr Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI. Dr Shrivastav offered support of the federation in the demonetisation drive as also presented ideas to bring convenience to public at large. Dr Shrivastav also appraised Dr Patel the not only the issues facing the BC sector but also solutions to the same, besides the various programmes being implemented by the federation. Based on the discussions, the federation would submit to RBI a discussion paper with draft guidelines for White Label BCs (WLBCs) with model agreement, as also propose a harmonized Economic Unit for BC Deployment.

September 14, 2016

NEW DELHI: Meeting Chaired by Mr Anil Kumar Khachi, Additional Secretary (FI), Ministry of Finance, Department of Financial Services, to review the issues pertaining to BCs along with Dr Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI. Representatives of RBI, UIDAI and IBA were present in the meeting. BCFI members Mr Sunil Kulkarni, Mr Sasi Thumuluri, Mr Loknath Panda and others were also present.

August 29, 2016

NEW DELHI: Meeting Chaired by Mr Neeraj Kumar Gupta, Secretary, Department of Investment & Public Asset Management (DIPAM), Ministry of Finance along with Dr Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI, with a view to have feedback from leading CBCs on “Encouraging Transactions Through Cards & Digital Means”.

August 2, 2016

NEW DELHI: Meeting Chaired by Dr Madnesh Kumar Mishra, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Department of Financial Services along with Dr Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI, to discuss issues relating to strengthen Financial Inclusion in general and success of PMJDY in particular.

July 19, 2016

NEW DELHI: Workshop Chaired by Mr Hemant Contractor, Chairman PFRDA “BCs Workshop on implementation of Atal Pension Yojna” along with Dr Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI. The objective was on involving BCs in expanding the reach of Atal Pension Yojana (APY) at grass root level. Several members of the federation attended.

July 1, 2016

NEW DELHI: Meeting Chaired by Mr Atal Dulloo, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development on facilitating “Convergence of the Financial Inclusion & SHG Programme” with National Rural Livelihood Mission. Dr Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI was a speaker. Representatives from World Bank, leading technology service providers as well as Corporate BCs participated.

February 8, 2016

NEW DELHI: Dr Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI presented to PMO “Making the Banks Mitras Effective & Viable Making PMJDY Accounts Active & Servicing Beneficiaries Efficiently”.

July 14, 2015

LUCKNOW: Dr Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI invited to the 4th State Financial Inclusion Forum (SFIF) with focus on the role of “BC Model”. Several CBCs participated.

April 7, 2015

NEW DELHI: Meeting Chaired by Mr Rajesh Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Department of Financial Services to consider issues relating to Corporate BCs, remuneration of BCs, problems regarding technical support for stabilization of kiosk technology, biometric attendance, monitoring and branding of BCs. Dr Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI participated along with several members of the federation.

December 22, 2014

MUMBAI: Meeting of the Working Group formed by RBI was Chaired by Mr Mohan Tanksale, CEO, Indian Banks Association to discuss issues related to making Business Correspondents viable and the National Mission on Financial Inclusion achievable. Several CBCs participated.

December 13, 2014

NEW DELHI: Meeting organised by Ministry of Finance, Department of Financial Services to review the progress of implementation of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY). Dr Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI participated along with some members of the federation.

December 4, 2014

NEW DELHI: UNDP and Microsave organized a workshop to discuss the state of the BCFI sector in general and the PMJDY in particular. Dr Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI participated along with the several CBC members of the federation.

October 10, 2014

NEW DELHI: Federation submitted memorandum to Ministry of Finance for exemption of Service Tax on Financial Inclusion Services – Taxed @18.54%. Subsequently Dr Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI along with federation member Mr Paresh Rajde met Joint Secretary, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance who assured favourable consideration.

August 26, 2014

MUMBAI: Dr Anand Shrivastav, Chairman BCFI led delegation to RBI, held discussion with Dr Raghuram Rajan, Governor after presenting “Making Business Correspondents Viable and The National Mission Financial Inclusion Achievable”.